2021 Data Breach Investigations Report

Coming May 13

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DBIR release webinars (LIVE)

  • 2021 DBIR Key Findings

    May 13, 2021, 10 AM ET

    Join our DBIR authors, Alex Pinto and Gabe Bassett, as they reveal key takeaways from their analysis of cybercrime trends around the globe and share insights that can help you fine-tune your security program.

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  • 2021 DBIR CISO panel

    May 13, 2021, 12 PM ET

    Join our panel of cybersecurity experts and distinguished chief information security officers (CISOs) as they discuss key findings from the report and what the data really means for the cybersecurity industry.

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  • 2021 DBIR Public Sector panel

    May 13, 2021, 2 PM ET

    Join DBIR author Dave Hylender and our panel of federal cybersecurity experts as they discuss key findings from Verizon’s 2021 DBIR—and what they mean for government agencies.

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  • 2021 DBIR for small businesses

    May 20, 2021, 2 PM ET

    Join our DBIR authors as they discuss key report findings and share what small and medium businesses (SMBs) can do to prepare and protect themselves from cyber threats.


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Missed last year’s report? Explore our security report archive.

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    2020 Data Breach Investigations Report

    In the 2020this year’s DBIR, we analyzed a record total of 157,525 incidents and broke out a total of 16 vertical industries, examining each one for their most common attacks, actors and actions.

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    2019 Data Breach Investigations Report

    Built upon analysis of 41,686 security incidents, of which 2,013 were confirmed data breaches, discover in the 2019 DBIR how results changedare changing (or not) over the years, as well as digging into the overall threat landscape.

    Read the 2019 report
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    2018 Data Breach Investigations Report

    Within the 53,000+ incidents and 2,200-odd breaches, you’ll find real takeaways on what not to do, and what threats or at the very least, were trending in 2018.

    Read the 2018 report